Category: Dessalines Reader

Dessalines Reader, 13 August 1803

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to [John Thomas Duckworth], 13 August 1803, ADM 1/253, The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

Dessalines Reader, 15 August 1806

Jacques [Jean-Jacques Dessalines] to John Downie, 15 August 1806, WO 1/75, The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

Dessalines Reader, 20 July 1806

Jacques [Jean-Jacques Dessalines] to John Downie, 20 July 1806, WO 1/75, The National Archives of the United Kingdom [document in English]

Dessalines Reader, Nomination as Emperor

Jean-Jacques Dessalines’s Nomination as Emperor, 15 February 1804, CO 137/113, The National Archives of the United Kingdom. (See Deborah Jenson’s work on the time lag to his coronation in October 1804)

Dessalines Reader, 1 April 1804

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to the generals of the Armée Indigène, 1 April 1804, CO 137/111, The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

Dessalines Reader, 28 April 1804

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to the Inhabitants of Haiti, 28 April 1804, CO 137/111, The National Archives of the United Kingdom. [transcription of the “I have Avenged America” speech]

Dessalines Reader, 26 February 1804 (3)

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to George Nugent, 26 February 1804, CO 137/111, The National Archives of the United Kingdom. [second letter on same day]

Dessalines Reader, 26 February 1804 (2)

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to George Nugent, 26 February 1804, CO 137/111, The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

Dessalines Reader, 12 February 1804

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to Edward Corbet, 12 February 1804, CO 137/111, The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

Dessalines Reader, 1 January 1804 (printed pamphlet)

Jean-Jacques Dessalines, “Liberté ou la Mort,” [Haitian Declaration of Independence], 1 January 1804, CO 137/111, The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

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